Marmalade Cocktail

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Discerning Drinkers (8 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR marmalade with other ingredients in base of shaker to dissolve the marmalade. SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

4 barspoon Orange marmalade
2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

As Harry Craddock says of his own drink, "By its bitter-sweet taste this cocktail is especially suited to be a luncheon aperitif."

Variant:

Breakfast Martini - with orange marmalade, dry gin, triple sec and lemon juice.
English Marmalade (Hawksmoor Marmalade Martini) - with orange marmalade, dry gin, red bitter liqueur, lemon juice and orange bitters.
Milanese Breakfast Martini - with orange marmalade, dry gin, red bitter liqueur, lemon juice and prosecco.
Paddington Bear Martini - with orange marmalade, dry gin, pisco and bianco vermouth.
Breakfast Gimlet - with orange marmalade, dry gin, lime cordial and lemon juice.
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History:

Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.

MARMALADE COCKTAIL.
(6 people)
By its bitter-sweet taste this cocktail is especially suited to be a luncheon aperitif. Place the following mixture in the shaker :
2 Dessertspoonsful Orange Marmalade.
The Juice of 1 big or 2 small Lemons.
4 Glasses Gin.
Shake carefully and pour out, squeezing a piece of orange rind into each glass.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 26.58% alc./vol. (53.16° proof)
  • 19.9 grams of pure alcohol
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